As we limp into the dog days of summer—Michigan, like most of the Midwest, is currently trapped under what meteorologists are calling a “heat dome”—the state’s automotive technology efforts keep rolling along. Here’s a look at what’s happening around the industry:... Read more »
Impinj raised $67.2 million in an initial public stock offering—the first for a Washington state technology company since 2014—and watched its shares surge upwards of 25 percent in Thursday morning trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
On Wednesday afternoon, Seattle-based... Read more »
Speech and interface tech company Nuance Communications said Thursday it is acquiring southern California firm TouchCommerce for $215 million in cash and stock. The deal is expected to close by the end of September.
Burlington, MA-based Nuance (NASDAQ: NUAN) plans... Read more »
Indigo, an agricultural technology startup, has discovered ways that microbes help a plant grow under dry conditions. Now the company is pulling back the curtain on some of that work as it ramps up efforts to bring this technology to farmers.... Read more »
[Updated, 9:20 a.m. ET, see below] Biogen has seen its highest highs under CEO George Scangos, but some lows too. After a year in which Biogen’s share price has fallen by more than a third and one of its... Read more »
Houston—Kim Bond Evans’s mother checked into the hospital for routine back surgery.
But the procedure that was supposed to relieve her pain led to complications and, in the end, her death. As she processed her mother’s loss, Evans, who has... Read more »
Relypsa got a big boost in May when a rival stumbled. Now it’s being rewarded with a buyout offer worth close to three times the price it went public at in 2013.
Switzerland’s Galenica Group has agreed to buy Relypsa (NASDAQ:... Read more »
First came Inception Sciences, a holding company for spinning out biotech startups established by Versant Ventures and Peppi Prasit, the veteran San Diego drug developer. Then came COI Pharmaceuticals, the shared “community of innovation” for startup biotechs established by... Read more »
Madison, WI-based Invenra has raised more than $3 million from 27 investors, according to a document filed with federal securities regulators.
Mark Kubik, the company’s vice president of business development, says that some of the money will go toward fulfilling agreements it’s... Read more »